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Table 2 Fit indices (panel a) and model comparisons for gender invariance of ESSI (panel b)

From: Social support attenuates the link between torture exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder among male and female Syrian refugees in Sweden

Model S-Bχ2 df CFI RMSEA (90% CI) SRMR Δ S-Bχ2 Δdf p
Panel a: Model fit indices
 Unidimensional 119.15*** 9 .961 .101 (.085–.117) .026    
Modified uni-dimensional 34.46*** 8 .991 .052 (.035–.071) .014 72.63 1 <.001
Panel b: Invariance across gender
 Configural 39.89*** 16 .992 .050 (.031–.069) .015    
 Metric vs. Configural 48.62*** 21 .990 .047 (.030–.064) .026 7.445 5 .19
 Scalar vs. Metric 63.66*** 26 .987 .049 (.034–.064) .025 15.612 5 .008
Partial scalar vs. Metric 51.482** 25 .991 .042 (.025–.058) .027 1.49 4 .83
  1. ** < 0.01 *** < 0.001
  2. Notes: S-Bχ2 Satorra-Bentler scaled Chi-square, CFI Comparative Fit Index, RMSEA Root Mean Squared Error of Approximation, CI Confidence Interval, SRMR Standardized Root Mean Square Residual. Δdf difference in degrees of freedom. Models in bold are the selected